With just a few fresh affordable ingredients dinner is ready is an hour! Bright orange zest with the earthy flavors of thyme turn your average chicken thighs into the star of your dinner table. And best of all, that bag of frozen carrots can finally come out to play from the back of the freezer ! Enjoy this simple and easy chicken dinner.
1 lb of boneless skinless chicken thigh
1 lb bag of frozen carrots
1 tbsp of orange zest and fresh thyme
Salt and pepper to taste
½ tbsp of olive oil
½ tbsp of garlic
A dash of red pepper flakes
½ cup white wine
¼ orange juice
Heat oil in a pan and sauté the salt and pepper seasoned chicken till golden. Set aside.
In the same pan, sauté garlic and carrots with thyme and orange zest. Add more salt and pepper to season the carrots.
Return chicken to pan and sprinkle red pepper flakes.
Add the wine and orange juice and simmer on medium heat till most of the liquid has evaporated and chicken is cooked through. If the chicken is still undercooked, add a little bit of water or chicken stock and continue simmering till chicken is cooked through.
Serve hot with butter noodles or crusty bread !